From Luigi to Lithium

the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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Rarely is an element the focus of a Nobel Prize, but in 2019 the third element (lithium) took centre stage. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 was awarded for contributions to the development of the lithium-ion battery. This light and powerful rechargeable battery has revolutionised consumer electronics and laid the foundation of our wireless society.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-23
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry in Australia
Issue numberMar
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2020


  • lithium
  • battery
  • Lithium-Ion (LiIo)
  • Nobel Prizes

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